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Spam--Key Trends In 2011 And Predictions For 2012

Significant fluctuations in spam volumes
Berlin, January 12, 2012 – The spam and malware landscape is changing. This is shown by analysis conducted by the eleven Research Team on the spam trends of 2011. Never before have there so many and such significant fluctuations in spam volumes as in 2011. For 2012 the eleven researchers expect spam to be send primarily isn short, massive and frequent waves which increase the risk of system overload for e-mail infrastructures. E-mail users should also pay closer attention: No longer can spam and phishing e-mails be recognized at first glance. This increases the risk of giving up access information for online banking, credit cards etc. Spam volume 2011: Record fluctuation

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